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New Album + Tour

Our new album is finally ready! Come be a part of the release and supporting tour!

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You guys – We did it. We’ve recorded a third full-length album, and it’s called “MERIDIAN”. It’s our most complex and elaborate album to date, and we’re very proud of it. Creating these new recordings has been a dream.

Now we’d like to invite all y’all beautiful peoples to be involved in the release/supporting tour for MERIDIAN, and in appreciation of your support we’ve teamed up with our friends at PledgeMusic to say “thank you” in a very special way.

Here are the crucial details: you can pledge for any of the cool items on the below. We tried to get creative and put up some really unique items, many of which are exclusive to this PledgeMusic campaign. In exchange for your pledge, you get access to the ‘pledger-only’ part of the site. This is where we get to bring you into our world with videos, pictures from the road, y mucho más.

Each pledger receives the album – PLUS – as you step up your game, we step up ours with an additional gift of gratitude. Every dollar that we raise will go straight into the pressing/printing, distribution/PR, and our favorite part – touring (Scout Bus needs some love!)

We’ll also be donating a portion of the pledges to Musicians on Call, an amazing organization that provides live music for patients in hospitals. That’s good people, and we’re honored to help support them.

We’re so excited for this next chapter and look forward to YOU being a part of it!

See y’all on the road -

Benjamin, Alex, Ashley, Joanna, Jacqueline, Michael
the Soil & the Sun

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5% of any money raised after the goal is reached will go to Musicians On Call.

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AccessPass: Meridian

Meridian
$10
10.00
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You’ll get a digital download of our new album Meridian PLUS updates!

New Album on Vinyl

New Album on Vinyl
$25
25.00
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For the audiophile, the new record on warm-sounding vinyl. Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

New Album on CD

New Album on CD
$15
15.00
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The new album available on CD. Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Limited Edition Cassette

Limited Edition Cassette
$20
20.00
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Enjoy “Meridian” on cassette and jam like it’s 1994. Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Autographed Drum Sticks

Autographed Drum Sticks
$20
20.00
All gone!

Rock-out with a pair of drum sticks used and signed by Benjamin. Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Postcard from Tour

Postcard from Tour
$20
20.00
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Update from the road to let you know how things are going and to thank you for your contribution. Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Poster

Poster
$20
20.00
Available

Hand screen-printed poster featuring image of the album artwork.

Autographed CD

Autographed CD
$25
25.00
Available

The new album on CD, signed by all of us in the band. Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Limited Edition Madcap Coffee Meridian Blend

Limited Edition Madcap Coffee Meridian Blend
$25
25.00
All gone!

Sip on a once-in-a-lifetime cup of coffee! A bag of Ethiopian single-origin beans from award winning Madcap Coffee, hand roasted by our drummer Benjamin. Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Meridian T-Shirt

Meridian T-Shirt
$30
30.00
Available

Beautifully designed shirt, available in black or white. Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Autographed Vinyl

Autographed Vinyl
$35
35.00
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The new record on warm-sounding vinyl, signed by all of us in the band. Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Disposable Camera

Disposable Camera
$40
40.00
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One-of-a-kind shots from the road, giving you a behind the scenes peak at the tour. Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

CD + T-shirt

CD + T-shirt
$40
40.00
Available

Get the new album, Meridian, on CD, plus the beautifully designed t-shirt!

Portraits by Scrappy

Portraits by Scrappy
$50
50.00
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Send us a picture of yourself and Joanna, aka “Scrappy”, will capture your likeness to the best of her abilities! Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Tandem Bike Ride with Benjamin

Tandem Bike Ride with Benjamin
$50
50.00
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Cruise around before a show of your choice with Benjamin. Who wouldn’t enjoy an invigorating bike ride on his yellow tandem bike? Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Vinyl + T-shirt

Vinyl + T-shirt
$50
50.00
Available

Get the new album, Meridian, on vinyl, plus the beautifully designed t-shirt!

CD, T-shirt, & Poster

CD, T-shirt, & Poster
$60
60.00
Available

Get the new CD “Meridian”, t-shirt and the hand screen-printed poster.

Vinyl, T-Shirt & Poster

Vinyl, T-Shirt & Poster
$70
70.00
Available

Get a vinyl of our new album Meridian, t-shirt and hand screen-printed poster!

Hand Written Lyric Sheet

Hand Written Lyric Sheet
$75
75.00
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One song of your choice written out with extra love. Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Attend tS&tS Audiotree Live Session!

Attend tS&tS Audiotree Live Session!
$100
100.00
All gone!

Bring a friend and watch us perform in an exclusive Audiotree Live session this fall! (Chicago area/You are responsible for transportation and accommodations.) Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Test Pressing

Test Pressing
$100
100.00
All gone!

Receive one of five test pressings of “Meridian.” Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Vinyl Bundle of all 3 Albums Autographed

Vinyl Bundle of all 3 Albums Autographed
$100
100.00
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For the audiophile in you, enjoy all three of our albums autographed and on vinyl. Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Hangout with the Band

Hangout with the Band
$150
150.00
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Enjoy a 30 minute pre-show hang with the full band that includes a Scout bus tour. (Tea or coffee included)

3 on 3 Basketball Game

3 on 3 Basketball Game
$200
200.00
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Have you always dreamed of schooling us on the court? Now is your chance! A 3 on 3 basketball game is calling your name. Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

35 MM Portrait Session by Michael Newsted

35 MM Portrait Session by Michael Newsted
$300
300.00
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An interactive and unforgettable session of film portraits with Michael. (Images will be transmitted via email. You are responsible for transportation and accommodations.) Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Artwork by Jeffrey Kraus

Artwork by Jeffrey Kraus
$300
300.00
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An original 10" by 10" painting by Grand Rapids artist Jeff Kraus made for you in the style of our album artwork. Check out his work at jeffkraus.net Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Acoustic House Show

Acoustic House Show
$1,000
1000.00
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An intimate acoustic performance for you and your friends. (Must be within 50 miles of Grand Rapids, MI or a stop on tour.) Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Guest List for Life

Guest List for Life
$1,000
1000.00
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Be our guest and never miss a show again! (You are responsible for transportation and accommodations.) Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Send Audio to Alex

Send Audio to Alex
$2,000
2000.00
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Send Alex a clip of any audio whatsoever and he will make it into a musical masterpiece. Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

Full Band House Show

Full Band House Show
$2,500
2500.00
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We come to your place with our gear to play for you and all your friends. (Must be within 50 miles of Grand Rapids, MI or a stop on tour.) Plus AccessPass which includes digital download and exclusive updates.

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